Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Roland, Interesting.. I use Fedora on occasion and every time I use it I update...and have to reboot. Human memory is NOT as accurate as we would like to believe. If you're told you need to download codecs to watch a downloaded file, don't do that either -- just get VLC. http://superuser.com/questions/24561/can-windows-defrag-while-laptop-is-closed
If defrag kills so many drives where are all the articles about people who killed HDDs left and right by defragging often? If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). It really is as simple as that. #9 soonerproud, Jul 8, 2008 tigersty1e Golden Member Joined: Dec 13, 2004 Messages: 1,961 Likes Received: 0 That's what I do now.
So I kindly ask you to provide one single example how Softpedia "often adds their own garbage to the freeware they offer for download" as you claim.June 17, 2015 Glasofruix Can I Stop Defragmentation In The Middle Automatic Updates Will Always Break Your PC RELATED ARTICLEWhy You Need To Install Windows Updates Automatically Automatic updates aren't as scary as they seem. The beauty of Vista defrag is that you can completley ignore it and not think about it and it gets the job done effortlessly. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-performance/does-disk-defragmenter-run-while-the-computer-is/e39a1e65-2781-4ff3-a64d-95b1e05b0ac4 Then, I may just temporarily disable the computer to sleep, whenever I ran the defrag process through the power options.
You control the last. You can choose to believe it has some kind of benefit, but the truth is, you don't really know. Click Here to Join the Discussion Tweet Chris Hoffman is a technology writer and all-around computer geek. Paid uninstallers won't help you uninstall programs much more cleanly, either.
I'm rather skeptical that any such studies even exist. http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/146322-Is-Maintenance-during-Sleep-or-Hibernation-possible Because with platter sizes remaining fixed, and only the density with which data is stored changing, fragmentation levels become less and less of an issue. Can I Use The Internet While Defragmenting Oh, and another couple of minutes on Google comes up with another such test. How Long Does Defragmenting Take Is there any advantage to freshly ground salt?
Be sure you get VLC from the official site at videolan.org, not other websites that bundle it with garbage. In the end the movie is going to look the same full screen when you're watching it. #6 nerp, Jul 7, 2008 CKTurbo128 Platinum Member Joined: May 8, 2002 Messages: Fragmentation increase seek time, which means that it takes more time for the drive to spin down. There is no need to defrag manually or schedule tasks. Defrag-sleep Aerospike
Oh well, I'll just go online and.... I'd be interested in seeing it. You're welcome. If you're downloading from a program's official website, you'll often have junkware pushed on you in the installer, too.
If you think that downloaded video files off a torrent site is a contrived example than you don't realize how popular Bit torrent traffic really is online."So basically, if you're not I mean think about it. Worse yet, most antivirus software doesn't even protect you against obnoxious software you don't want.
Can't find your answer ? How to Run Android Apps on Your Desktop the Easy Way with BlueStacks Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ FACEBOOK GET UPDATES BY EMAIL Enter your email below to I could just claim that a survey of 10,000 people found that 95% hate Coca Cola products. They just don't have the same range of software that download portals like CNET offer (using download portals is a bad idea, anyway).June 16, 2015 You correctly point out that
Although it is posted on the Diskeeper site, the tests were conducted by an individual not associated with the company itself. If my laptop can sit on standby for 4 weeks on one battery charge, that's about 90 watt-hours. I have also sluggish PC performance when I ignore them (and I have a high end gaming machine). Even Symantec -- makes of Norton Antivirus -- have said that antivirus software fails to stop most cyberattacks.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Defragging by Ken Deyell / August 5, 2008 4:57 AM PDT In reply to: Here's the real question Jimmy..your detailed critique of my I haven't defragged my pc in over a year ad its at 13%. Different Figures Here.. Poking around looking for tips on improving performance, etc just to kind of kill time.
Thanks. 3 answers Last reply Jun 25, 2013 More about effect sleep function defragmentation process kenriversJun 25, 2013, 4:34 AM Yes, the defrag process will be affected if the computer goes Please try again now or at a later time. ianhad · 8 years ago 0 Thumbs up 1 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse I dunno but that sounds like an awkward situation! Antivirus software is a helpful last line of defense on Windows, but it's nothing you should rely on completely.
Besides, extra RAM costs money.. Not yours, not mine, not the Pope's, no one's. Apparently they're banking on no one remembering that the defragmenting process involves significant amounts of read/write head movement... I have no real qualms about mentioning this was Salesforce.com I interviewed with.
That's pretty much how I treat my machines although I do leave some apps going at times that keep the machine from hibernating on occasion. #11 nerp, Jul 8, 2008 You control the last. So you can't even really trust your perception of how long things took before defragmenting. But putting it to sleep makes it use almost no power, and it'll be ready to go immediately when you turn it on.
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